Hershey Blog

Pucker up Hershey’s!

by Nadia Schilling

  We want a dairy free kiss! #ValentinesDay The Hershey Company is the largest chocolate manufacturer in North America, and has a huge presence worldwide. Despite its size, Hershey’s doesn’t currently offer any cruelty-free chocolate. With Valentine’s Day coming up, it’s time to tell Hershey’s – we want a dairy-free kiss! Earlier this week, Ben […]


Nurture Your Inner Activist!

by Lisa Levinson

  During our first ever Activist Appreciation Month, we are announcing two special events to nurture your animal activist soul. We are excited to announce that we will be holding a Vegan Spirituality Retreat in beautiful Florida! If you can’t join us in Florida, we invite you to connect with us online at our free […]

Australia MLA Blog

Australian Ad Promotes Violence Against Vegans

by Nadia Schilling

  Sign Our Alert to Advertising Bureau Which Ruled the Ad: “Humorous”! Every year, Meat and Livestock Australia launches a controversial advertising campaign encouraging people to eat more lamb flesh on Australia Day. Previous ads have taken aim at those who don’t eat slaughtered baby lambs by calling them “soap-avoiding,” “pot-smoking,” and “un-Australian.” This year, […]


Was Jesus Vegan?

by Lisa Levinson

  Free Vegan Spirituality Online Gathering with Author Keith Akers Have you ever wondered if Jesus was vegan? Author Keith Akers will answer this question and more this Thursday during our Vegan Spirituality Online Gathering. Join us as we explore veganism as a spiritual practice with hosts “Peace to All Beings” author Judy Carman and […]


Top 10 Reasons to Go Vegan in 2016!

by Nadia Schilling

  #1. Improve your health: Decades of studies confirm that ditching meat and dairy products (including eggs) will reduce your risk of heart disease, obesity, hypertension, and cancer as well as Type 2 Diabetes; the list is strong and growing. Even the World Health Organization made a powerful statement confirming the health hazards of meat […]


The Vegan Vision

by Dr. Will Tuttle

  IDA invites you to read this column on our Sustainable Activism Blog, “The Vegan Vision” by guest blogger Will Tuttle, Ph.D., international speaker and author of The World Peace Diet. There is a basic understanding that is hidden from us in our culture. We must make an effort to recognize it and its consequences. […]

Vegantopia Promotion_blog


by Lisa Levinson

  Sustainable Activism Webinar with Ruth Hawe (on Thursday, December 3rd) IDA invites you to join us for a Sustainable Activism Webinar on “Vegantopia” with environmental, human, and animal rights activist Ruth Hawe. Her outreach acknowledges and moves beyond the problems humans cause in the world to manifest a new vision of Vegantopia, a higher […]


Great News, Guinness is Going Vegan!

by Nadia Schilling

  If you’re wondering, “What?! How is beer not vegan?” you’re not alone. Many people do not realize that the majority of commercial beers and wines contain a fish bladder gelatin commonly referred to as ‘isinglass’. Isinglass is fish gelatin which is used during the alcohol filtration process, meaning traces of fish bladders are present […]

Thanksgiving Blog

Carve Out a New Tradition This Thanksgiving

by Nadia Schilling

  Is it just us, or is there something deeply ludicrous and horrific about the tradition of the President “pardoning” one turkey from slaughter while millions of others are not spared their grisly deaths? So, while in the public eye, we have our current President encouraging mindless voting forums on social media that select which […]